TRAINING EXERCISE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, the Columbia County Emergency Management will be conducting an Active Shooter Exercise at the Richardson Middle School. Please be advised that this exercise will involve law enforcement, emergency medical personnel, emergency management and other first responders. THIS IS A NOTIFICATION TO ALL COLUMBIA COUNTY RESIDENTS THAT THERE WILL BE NUMEROUS [...]

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New member joins CCSO

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, Mrs. Beverly Stanley officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremeony attended by friends, family and co-workers, Sheriff Mark Hunter provided Mrs. Stanley with the Oath of Office, making her an official member of the Sheriff’s Office. Mrs. Stanley is a civilian employee and will be assigned to [...]

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Man Arrested after Fleeing Deputies

 On Wednesday, February 13, 2103, a Columbia County man was arrested after fleeing deputies on foot. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies attempted to serve an arrest warrant on Brandon Lee Hodge at 727 SW Buck Ct., Ft. White, FL. When deputies arrived at approximately 8:30 am, Hodge fled the residence on foot. Columbia County Sheriff’s [...]

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Three Arrested on Narcotics Charges

On Monday, February 11, 2013, three people were arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies for possessing narcotics paraphernalia. At approximately 9:50 pm on Feb 11, Deputy Sheriff Shayne Foote conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a license plate violation. The traffic stop was conducted at a gas station at Interstate 75 and [...]

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Man Arrested for Fraud

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, a White Springs man was arrested for forgery.  At approximately 11:00 am, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies were alerted by bank employees that the suspect was attempting to cash a personal check drawn on the account of a deceased person. Deputies found the suspect, on bicycle in the drive thru [...]

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